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The Informed Citizens Book Club meets the second Wednesday of each month. 

Old Firehouse Book Store, Fort Collins
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Raff's Restaurant, Windsor
11:00 a.m
  - 12:30 p.m.                      



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Upcoming Reads - for reviews and discussion questions please go to Books and Articles Blog

Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opioid Epidemic
By Sam Quinones


Author Bio:

http://www.samquinones.com/about/

Reviews:

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/sam-quinones/dreamland-quinones/
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22529381-dreamland

Discussion Questions:

Who is the opioid epidemic targeting?
What role would a Change in foreign policy play in this epidemic?

Talk about the relationship between black-tar heroin and Oxycontin.

Who are the major players enabling this epidemic?

 



Previous Reads

Informed Citizen’s Book Club - 2019
           The Common Good by Robert Reich
         
  I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctors Journey on the Road to Peace and Dignity               by Izzeldin Abuelaish
    The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an
            American Classroom
 by Helen Thorpe          

            Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nationby Cokie Roberts     
            No is Not Enough - Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the
            World We Need
by Naomi Klein

 Informed Citizen’s Book Club - 2018
  
Infamy - The Shocking Story of the Japanese Internment Camps

            during WW II by Richard Reeves
            Gun Fight:  The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America
            by Adam Winkler
 
            Ratf**ked Doesn't Count: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count by David Daley

            The Death and Life of the Great American School System: 

            How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch
            The Woman's Hour by Elaine Weiss
           
An American Sickness: How Health Care Became Big Business & How
            We Can Take It Back
-Elizabeth Rosenthal'
            Acid Test:  LSD and Ecstasy to Treat PTSD – Shrode
            $2 a Day: Living on Next to Nothing in America – Edin and Shaefer
            Radical - Nawaz April
            Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids-And How to Break
            the Trance
-Kardras
            Strangers in Their Own Land – Arlie Russell Hochschild

 

Informed Citizen’s Book Club – 2017 Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion
              by Jonathan Haidt
Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy
              of the Human Spirit
– Parker Palmer
Mistakes Were Made (but not by me) by  Tavris and Aronson
The Warmth of Other Suns–
Isabel Wilkerson                Chasing the Scream - Hari
Rise of the Warrior Cop –
Balko
Dark Money – Mayer The Sixth Extinction –
Kolbert
American Nations – Woodward Chasing the Scream –
Hart               The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander
On Tyranny –
Timothy Snyder
Evicted –
Desmond


Informed Citizen’s Book Club - 2016

Unspun: Finding Facts in a World of Misinformation – Jamison and Jackson

The Botany of Desire– Michael Pollan

Drift – Rachel Maddow

The Green Boat – Mary Pipher

Shades of Blue – edited by Ferris
Divide –
Matt Taibbi

Give Us the Ballot – Ari Berman
Just Mercy –
Bryan Stephenson

The Righteous Mind – Jonathan Haidt